European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill — New Clause 180 — UK To Remain EU Member Unless UK Parliament Agrees Terms for Leaving — 7 Feb 2017 at 18:29
The majority of MPs voted not to prevent the Prime Minister giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union if the European Council have not undertaken that if the United Kingdom Parliament doesn't agree the terms of the United Kingdom's leaving of the European Union the United Kingdom's will remain an EU member under the existing terms.
MPs were considering the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill.
The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled UK — EU membership: reset (No. 2) and stated
- The Prime Minister may not exercise the power under section 1(1) until she has sought an undertaking from the European Council that failure by the Parliament of the United Kingdom to approve the terms of exit for the UK will result in the maintenance of UK membership on existing terms.
Section 1(1) stated:
- (1) The Prime Minister may notify, under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the EU.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||320 (+2 tell)||0||0||97.9%|
|SNP||0||52 (+2 tell)||0||100.0%|
|Ronnie Campbell||Blyth Valley||Lab||no|
|Frank Field||Birkenhead||Lab (minister)||no|
|Kate Hoey||Vauxhall||Lab (minister)||no|
|Kelvin Hopkins||Luton North||Lab (minister)||no|
|Graham Stringer||Blackley and Broughton||Lab (minister)||no|
|Gisela Stuart||Birmingham, Edgbaston||Lab (minister)||no|